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Ciabatta Cafe and Bakery

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$$ - $$$Cafe, European,
38 White Street, Rotorua 3010, New Zealand
+64 7-348 3332
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  • Excellent83%
  • Very good13%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“ciabatta” (73 reviews)
“sandwiches” (71 reviews)
“bread” (106 reviews)
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Cafe, European, New Zealand, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
38 White Street, Rotorua 3010, New Zealand
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

If you are visiting Rotorua or just passning through, be sure to stop by the ciabatta cafe and bakery. It is located in an industrial area in Rotorua. The atmosphere and the staff are friendly and welcoming, with smooth jazz playing in the background. The...More

1  Thank Anna C
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Make your way here, it's worth the soft fresh bread, all the combinations in between, great coffee and the jazzy environment. We came for breakfast and instantly made up our mind to return the next morning. Big thanks to the cheerful staff, keep it up...More

2  Thank theodorcottell
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Great selection, food served warm and fast. Staff are also very friendly. Went on a weekday morning so there’s not much crowd and plenty of seatings to choose from.

1  Thank PxPanda18
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Kids loved pastries & pizza Super good value Worth a trip but more a bakery than a cafe Coffee ok ish Hot choc good… For bread items can’t beat it

Thank BrightonBrowns
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Really really good sandwiches. One of the best I've had in a long time. Amazing! Friendly staff and a really nice place. We might come back tomorrow for another one.

1  Thank Daniel G
Reviewed 5 days ago

We ate lunch here - amazing sandwiches - really friendly and hard working people. We also bought beautiful bread and pasrtries to take to our host that night. They were all absolutely delicious. Bread was beautiful next morning toasted for breakfast. Don't think you're in...More

2  Thank LouCFSydney
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great place for having breakfast. The ciabatta sandwiches are a must, and the barista make really good coffee. A must starting the day in Rotorua

1  Thank Juan M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I took a group of managers here for a lunch break during a meeting in Rotorua. We were seated in an excellent separate area of the Cafe and we were offered table service to order our food and coffees. The food and coffee was excellent...More

2  Thank Aaron B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I had a "teenie weenie" which was really good, and not that teenie! Great coffee and lovely pastries.

Thank k2512b
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great coffee, authentic euro-centric pastries, and yummy sandwiches. We went early in the morning and the cafe was full of locals enjoying their morning coffees -- this is always a great sign. The cafe itself is hidden within an industrial neighborhood, but that is part...More

2  Thank LA_FranX
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23 November 2017|
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Response from IvanandSusie | Reviewed this property |
yes they have began options available
Logan-Michelle B
16 July 2017|
Response from CaraBoots | Reviewed this property |
No - it's open 8.00 till 3.00pm Monday to Friday and Saturday 8.00 - 1.30! Closed Sunday!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Average prices
US$5 - US$7
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Takeout, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine
Open Hours
8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
8:00 AM - 1:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 38 White Street, Rotorua 3010, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Bay of Plenty Region  >  Rotorua District  >  Rotorua
  • Phone Number: +64 7-348 3332
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A range of continental breads and pastries baked fresh daily. Also a great lunch menu featuring "The Long Dog". More than just a bakery, we have amazing coffee aswell, plenty of cafe style seating and great ambience.
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